DNS: Exfiltration vs. Tunneling

Enter DNS, which is used like a phone book to simplify the process of finding the numerical IP address that corresponds with each human readable domain name. With this in mind, we will cover DNS Exfiltration. First, widely available clients can be loaded onto a system to achieve the bad actor's end ...
Continue reading

Why does Whois Matter for Security?

DomainTools: The context for why Whois data is extremely relevant for cybersecurity is not obvious to most people. Unless one has a background in DNS, threat analysis or attack attribution, or... The post Why does Whois Matter for Security? appeared f...
Continue reading

Oracle boosts cloud platform with Zenedge acquisition

It will also help build on Oracle's Domain Name System (DNS) capabilities. Oracle threw its hat into the DNS ring upon agreeing to acquire Dyn Inc. in November 2016, which was victim of a DDoS attack the month before. “Customers demand enterprise-grade infrastructure to run their critical business ...
Continue reading